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Topaz War Relocation Authority

Collection Creator:
Obata, Chiura  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 52
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1945
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Chiura Obata papers, circa 1891-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Chiura Obata papers
Chiura Obata papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-obatchiu-ref167
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War Relocation Authority Photographs

Collection Creator:
Obata, Chiura  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1944-circa 1945
Scope and Contents:
Includes photographs of Chiura Obata and family, photographs of an exhibition of art by Japanese Americans during their incarceration, and photocopies of images held at the National Archives and associated catalog records.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Chiura Obata papers, circa 1891-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Chiura Obata papers
Chiura Obata papers / Series 7: Photographic Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-obatchiu-ref122

Folder, empty, labeled "Instruction Kit: Information for Employees of the War Relocation Authority", WRA

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
folder
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Associated Place:
United States: Washington, King
Japan: Nagasaki, Nagasaki
Subject:
Japanese Americans  Search this
World War II  Search this
Related event:
Japanese American Internment  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Roger Shimomura
ID Number:
2016.3086.123
Nonaccession number:
2016.3086
Catalog number:
2016.3086.123
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a77a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811850

Employee Driver's License for the War Relocation Authority, Heart Mountain, 01/06/1945

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 4 in x 0 in; 5.715 cm x 10.16 cm x 0 cm
Object Name:
driver's license
Place made:
United States: Wyoming, Heart Mountain
Associated Place:
United States: Wyoming, Heart Mountain
Date made:
1945-01-06
Related event:
Japanese American Internment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John A. Forsythe
ID Number:
2015.0193.01
Accession number:
2015.0193
Catalog number:
2015.0193.01
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b967-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1759793

Printed Material on Forced Relocation and War Relocation Authority Publications

Collection Creator:
Obata, Chiura  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 47
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934
1942-1945
Scope and Contents:
Includes a typed copy of Americans in Concentration Camps by Harry Paxton Howard from the September 1942 issue of The Crisis. Also included is New Homes for the Issei, 1945, a WRA publication, in Japanese.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Chiura Obata papers, circa 1891-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Chiura Obata papers
Chiura Obata papers / Series 6: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-obatchiu-ref106

Printed Material on Forced Relocation and War Relocation Authority Publications

Collection Creator:
Obata, Chiura  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 48
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1978-1995
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Chiura Obata papers, circa 1891-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Chiura Obata papers
Chiura Obata papers / Series 6: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-obatchiu-ref211

War Relocation Authority Notice of Assignment for Eddie Kagimoto

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
document
WRA-21
Date made:
09/04/1945
Credit Line:
gift of Fusae Kagimoto
ID Number:
2016.3120.05
Nonaccession number:
2016.3120
Catalog number:
2016.3120.05
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Executive Order 9066
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-52f6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814414

United States War Relocation Authority Citizen's Indefinite Leave identification card for Kay Sekimachi

Creator:
United States. War Relocation Authority  Search this
United States. War Relocation Authority  Search this
Subject:
Stocksdale, Kay Sekimachi  Search this
Type:
Legal Documents
Date:
1944
Topic:
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)21097
See more items in:
Bob Stocksdale and Kay Sekimachi papers, circa 1900-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_21097
Online Media:

card, Order of Merit Card for Roy Nakano by the WRA Project Director, Tule Lake, 03/15/1943

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 5/16 in x 3 13/16 in; 5.87502 cm x 9.68502 cm
Object Name:
card
Place made:
United States: California, Tule Lake
Date made:
March 15, 1943
Related event:
Japanese American Internment  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Janice Faden
ID Number:
2016.0037.24
Catalog number:
2016.0037.24
Accession number:
2016.0037
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d355-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1805879
Online Media:

Order of Merit award

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 26.67 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
document
Place made:
United States: California, Tule Lake
United States: California, Tule Lake
Date made:
April 5, 1943
Related event:
Japanese American Internment  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Janice Faden
ID Number:
2016.0037.22
Catalog number:
2016.0037.22
Accession number:
2016.0037
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Executive Order 9066
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-dc54-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1805874

WRA pamphlet

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 3 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
pamphlet
Date made:
1942
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Murakami
ID Number:
2016.3091.15
Nonaccession number:
2016.3091
Catalog number:
2016.3091.15
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ad5a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811745

Fireman's Auxiliary Tag, Granada, 1942

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
metal (fringe material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in; 5.715 cm
Object Name:
tag
Place made:
United States: Colorado, Granada
Date made:
1942
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Fuchigami
ID Number:
2015.0117.08
Accession number:
2015.0117
Catalog number:
2015.0117.08
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-c96a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1694680
Online Media:

Notice of Termination of work for Robert Murakami from his position as Block Manager, Jerome, 06/07/1944

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Notice
notice
document
Place made:
United States: Arkansas, Jerome
Date made:
June 7, 1944
Subject:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Murakami
ID Number:
2016.3091.06
Nonaccession number:
2016.3091
Catalog number:
2016.3091.06
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-695a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811577

Order of Merit Card, Robert Murakami

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
card
Card
Place made:
United States: California, Newell
Date made:
June 15, 1943
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Murakami
ID Number:
2016.3091.10
Nonaccession number:
2016.3091
Catalog number:
2016.3091.10
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9f3a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811581
Online Media:

Maps, Heart Mountain

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
maps
Place made:
United States: Wyoming, Heart Mountain
Date made:
May 31, 1944
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Murakami
ID Number:
2016.3091.11
Nonaccession number:
2016.3091
Catalog number:
2016.3091.11
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-54c7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811629
Online Media:

WRA pamphlet

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 5 3/4 in; 22.86 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
pamphlet
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
May 1943
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Murakami
ID Number:
2016.3091.16
Nonaccession number:
2016.3091
Catalog number:
2016.3091.16
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ad5b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811754

Identification Tag for Bill Fuchigami from the WRA, Granada 1942

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 4.445 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
tag
Place made:
United States: Colorado, Granada
Date made:
1942
Subject:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Fuchigami
ID Number:
2015.0117.09
Accession number:
2015.0117
Catalog number:
2015.0117.09
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-c96b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1694683

picture, elementary school class, Heart Mountain, 1940s

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 0 in; 6.985 cm x 11.43 cm x 0 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: Wyoming, Heart Mountain
Occurred:
United States: Wyoming, Heart Mountain
Associated Date:
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
Related event:
Japanese American Internment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John A. Forsythe
ID Number:
2015.0193.07
Accession number:
2015.0193
Catalog number:
2015.0193.07
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-69a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1759838

WRA Pamphlet

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 6 in; 22.86 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
pamphlet
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
March 1942
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Murakami
ID Number:
2016.3091.17
Nonaccession number:
2016.3091
Catalog number:
2016.3091.17
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ad5c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811767

message

Maker:
War Relocation Authority  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 26.67 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Memo
Message
message
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
November 1945
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Murakami
ID Number:
2016.3091.19
Nonaccession number:
2016.3091
Catalog number:
2016.3091.19
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ae0f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811783

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